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ALLEN PARK, Mich. Manti Te o Jersey . - The Detroit Lions like to call themselves an indoor team with an outdoor mentality.Now its time to put that mantra to the test.Needing one win to clinch a playoff spot, the Lions will play at Chicago on Sunday against the struggling Bears. Although Detroit is heavily favoured the weekend, the price for a loss could be severe: The regular-season finale the following weekend is at Green Bay, where the Lions have not won since 1991.Detroit plays its home games indoors at Ford Field, but the race for post-season position will come down to two outdoor games against division rivals, in potentially difficult conditions.Weve got to be a physical team and weve got to be able to run the ball, star receiver Calvin Johnson said. When it gets inclement out there, rain, windy, weve got to be able to work in the trenches. Outside, we have to be able to get those blocks to spring our running backs loose.Cold weather has not been kind to the Lions over the last two decades. Detroit has lost 13 straight games with the temperature at 35 degrees or below, a streak that began with a playoff loss at Green Bay in 1994, according to STATS.Detroit has practiced outside this week in chilly Michigan air, and unlike in seasons past, these Lions seem built to play in adverse conditions. Thanks to its bruising defence, Detroit hasnt needed to rely on Johnson and quarterback Matthew Stafford as much. The Lions are particularly tough against the run, so they could be at an advantage if the weather makes passing difficult.Earlier this season, the Lions cooled down their indoor facility during practice, and this week, coach Jim Caldwell wanted his players outside.You always have to deal with wind conditions. Indoors we dont have the wind, Caldwell said. You see from previously, when weve had to play in a cold weather, we usually open the doors and try to get the temperature the same. But, obviously in this particular case, were going to go outside. The ground is not frozen or anything of that nature where we have to worry about the guys having issues with footing and things.Detroit (10-4) has won three in a row, all at home. The teams most recent road game was last month at New England, and the Lions lost 34-9, but the streak of losses at 35 degrees or lower can be attributed in part to Detroits futility in general over the last 20 years. Its not as though the Lions have been great in warm weather either.In those 13 losses in colder temperatures, the Lions have entered with a better record than their opponent only three times, and never was the disparity in Detroits favour as big as it is this weekend. The Lions are five games ahead of Chicago (5-9) in the standings, and the Bears are set to go with Jimmy Clausen at quarterback. Hell make his first start since 2010.Lions defensive co-ordinator Teryl Austin says the team was able to find a decent amount of footage on Clausen, even though he hasnt played much.We have a good film staff, Austin said. Obviously, you can go back quite a few years, so weve been able to look at him and look at some of the things that he does. And obviously, you have some preseason tape and some snaps from this year.This combination — a tough defence against an inexperienced quarterback — means this may be Detroits best chance in quite some time to win a cold-weather game. And this would be quite a time to do it.I like playing outdoors. We like practicing outdoors, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh said. If youre in this league long enough, its good on the joints. Its definitely fun. Were looking forward to Chicago and then going from there.___AP NFL websites: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL Cameron Jordan Jersey . He liked what he saw on Tuesday night. Not only did his team post a comeback 3-2 victory in a shootout over the Montreal Canadiens, but the rival Washington Capitals were beaten 5-1 in Buffalo. Tyeler Davison Jersey . -- The defending Canadian womens curling champions squandered an opportunity to take sole possession of first place in the standings Tuesday at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993 | 1992 | 1991 | 1990 1989 | 1988 | 1987 | 1986 | 1985 | 1984 | 1983 | 1982 | 1977-1981 Canada: 6 W - 0 T - 1 L, Gold Medal Canada won its first ever gold medal at the 1982 WJHC in Minnesota. The Canadian team outscored its opponents 45-14 while compiling a 6-0-1 record to claim top spot in the round-robin tournament. It was Canadas first attempt at putting together a true, national, junior team and its success paved the way for future golden efforts. On the way to its first championship, Canada handed the Soviets their worst-ever defeat, a 7-0 shellacking, before tying the Czechs to wrap things up. While not possessing any future NHL superstars, the 1982 squad boasted a ton of junior talent. Mike Moller finished fourth in tournament scoring and was named the events all-star left-winger. He was joined on the tournament all-star team by defenceman Gord Kluzak and goaltender Mike Moffat. Kluzak and Moffat also won awards as the tournaments top defenceman and top goaltender, respectively. Without star power up front, the team relied on a balanced attack. Canadas total of 45 goals was second to Finlands 47 during the tournament, as eleven different players scored at least twice for the red-and-white. The tournaments top three scorers all came from Finland (Raimo Summanen, Petri Skriko, and Risto Jalo), but the Finns (5-2-0) only managed a bronze medal thanks to a weak defence. Canada, on the other hand, allowed a tourney-low 14 goals against. Only the Czechs, who won silver after allowing just 17 goals, were close in that department. The next best defensive club, the USSR, coughed up 25 goals. Kluzak simply dominated in his own zone, with support from future NHL defenders like James Patrick, Gary Nyland, Garth Butcher, Paul Boutilier and Randy Moller. All six were first round NHL Draft picks. It was on their broad shoulders that Canada claimed its first ever world junior title. Final Standings TEAM GP W L T GF GA PTS Canada 7 6 1 0 45 14 13 Czechoslovak. New Orleans Saints Jerseys. 7 5 1 1 44 17 11 Finland 7 5 2 0 47 29 10 Soviet Union 7 4 3 0 42 25 8 Sweden 7 4 3 0 42 26 8 United States 7 2 5 0 28 34 4 West Germany 7 1 6 0 19 56 2 Switzerland 7 0 7 0 15 81 0 Team Canada Roster (GP - G - A - Pts) Mike Moller (7 - 5 - 9 - 14) Marc Habscheid (7 - 6 - 6 - 12) Scott Arniel (7 - 5 - 6 - 11) Bruce Eakin (7 - 4 - 7 - 11) Paul Cyr (7 - 4 - 6 - 10) Mark Morrison (7 - 3 - 7 - 10) Troy Murray (7 - 4 - 4 - 8) Paul Boutillier (7 - 2 - 5 - 7) Pierre Rioux (7 - 3 - 3 - 6) Carey Wilson (7 - 4 - 1 - 5) Todd Strueby (7 - 0 - 5 - 5) Gary Nylund (7 - 1 - 3 - 4) Garth Butcher (7 - 1 - 3 - 4) Dave Morrison (7 - 1 - 2 - 3) Randy Moller (7 - 0 - 3 - 3) Moe Lemay (7 - 2 - 0 - 2) James Patrick (7 - 0 - 2 - 2) Gord Kluzak (7 - 0 - 1 - 1) Team Canada Goaltending (W-L-T - GAA - SO) Mike Moffatt (3-0-1 - 1.75 - 1) Frank Caprice (3-0-0 - 2.33 - 0) Tournament All-Stars G - Mike Moffat (CAN) F - Petri Skriko (FIN) D - Gord Kluzak (CAN) F - Vladimir Ruzicka (CZE) D - Ilya Byakin (USSR) F - Mike Moller (CAN) Top Scorers PLAYER GP G A P Raimo Summanen (FIN) 7 7 9 16 Petri Skriko (FIN) 7 8 7 15 Risto Jalo (FIN) 7 7 8 15 Mike Moller (CAN) 7 5 9 14 Anatoli Semenov (USSR) 7 5 8 13 Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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